Upcoming Events – TRYLON

THE PASSENGER in 35mm

(1975, 126m, Spanish, German, and French w/English subtitles) dir Michelangelo Antonioni w/Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. When a war correspondent who can’t find a war (Nicholson) exchanges identities with a businessman he finds dead in a North African hotel, he believes he’s starting anew—but the persona has a dangerous past. Antonioni’s exploration of identity […]


Showings: Jun. 23 7:00, Jun. 24 7:00, 9:30, Jun. 25 7:00, 9:30

SUBSTRATE

(2024, 40m) dir Louie LaFleur w/Mallory Helmerick, Londe Richardson, Niko Waryan, Louie LaFleur. After she is informed of a secret will, Val returns to her childhood home following the death of her estranged mother. THU 7:00  SAT 5:00 $8  


Showings: Jun. 27 7:00, Jul. 13 5:00

THE TWISTERS

(2024, 86m) dir Michael Su w/Tiffany, Kayla Fields, Paul Logan. Dozens of deadly tornadoes converge in the Midwest (why can’t we have cool disasters, like volcanos?), merging into a mega twister set to obliterate everything for hundreds of miles. The original title was TORNADOPOCALYPSE, which frankly we prefer. You’re probably wondering where you’ve seen Paul […]

REMEMBER MY NAME in 35mm

(1978, 94m) dir Alan Rudolph w/Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins, Moses Gunn. When an unstable ex-convict (Chaplin, daughter of Charlie) begins stalking a man and his wife (Perkins and Berry Bernson, his wife in real life), secrets threaten to come to light. Chaplin is extraordinary and unrelenting in this thriller about loss and closure. FRI/SAT 7:00 […]


Showings: Jun. 28 7:00, 9:00, Jun. 29 7:00, 9:00, Jun. 30 3:00, 5:00

NOSTALGHIA

(1983, 125m, Russian w/English subtitles) dir Andrei Tarkovsky w/Oleg Yankovskiy, Erland Josephson, Domiziana Giordano. Andrei (Yankovskiy), a Russian intellectual doing research in Italy, becomes obsessed with his translator Eugenia (Giordano) as he pines for his home. The evocative candle scene is a transformative long take among Tarkovsky’s best. New Restoration! SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30


Showings: Jun. 30 7:00, Jul. 1 7:00, 9:30, Jul. 2 7:00, 9:30

TAPE FREAKS JULY

Join Tape Freaks as they present movies they love to audiences who don’t know what they’re in for until the title hits the screen! Shows are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets are $5. For more details, check out TapeFreaks.blogspot.com. 7:00 $5

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE

(2016, 103m) dir Dan Trachtenberg w/Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr. After a terrible car accident, Michelle (Winstead) wakes up imprisoned in a bunker with Howard (Goodman) and Emmett (Gallagher Jr.), who claim that an attack by aliens has left the surface uninhabitable. John Goodman has never been more terrifying. Well, OK, Barton […]


Showings: Jul. 5 7:00, 9:15, Jul. 6 7:00, 9:15, Jul. 7 3:00, 5:15

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD

(2017, 96m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Shin’ichirô Ueda w/Yuzuki Akiyama, Harumi Shuhama, Takayuki Hamatsu. A hack director and his team of actors must shoot a zombie film for live television—and attempt to accomplish it in a single take. Opening with a 37-minute continuous shot and created on a shoestring budget, One Cut is a charming […]


Showings: Jul. 7 7:30, Jul. 8 7:00, 9:00, Jul. 9 7:00, 9:00

KNEECAP

(2024, Ireland/United Kingdom, English & Irish w/English subtitles, 105 m) dir Rich Peppiatt. There are 80,000 native Irish speakers in Ireland. 6,000 live in the North of Ireland. Three of them became a rap group called Kneecap. This anarchic Belfast trio become unlikely figureheads of a civil rights movement to save their mother tongue. Bursting […]

BLOWING WILD

(1953, US, 90m, English) dir Hugo Fregonese w/ Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Ruth Roman, Anthony Quinn, Ward Bond. Filmed in Mexico (where it was initially banned!) and set in an unnamed Latin American country, this noirish Western about oil extraction oozes with deadly sexual metaphors. Broke wildcatter Jeff (Cooper) and his partner “Dutch” (Bond) accept […]

ALTERED STATES in 35mm

(1980, 102m) dir Ken Russell w/William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban. Researcher Eddie Jessup (Hurt) begins experimenting with sensory deprivation and hallucinogens in pursuit of “other states of consciousness.” A trip like no other, combining the untamed imagination of Paddy Chayefsky with the visual flair of Russell. These screenings are presented in partnership with the […]


Showings: Jul. 12 7:00, 9:15, Jul. 13 7:00, 9:15, Jul. 14 3:00, 5:15

BIRTH in 35mm

(2004, 100m) dir Jonathan Glazer w/Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Lauren Bacall. Anna (Kidman) is a widow about to be remarried when a ten-year-old boy tells her he is the reincarnated soul of her dead husband. Opening with an impressive Steadicam shot through Central Park, Birth is an unsettling and underappreciated treasure of the early 2000s. […]


Showings: Jul. 14 7:30, Jul. 15 7:00, 9:00, Jul. 16 7:00, 9:00

EEGA

(2012, 145m)dir S.S. Rajamouli w/ Sudeep, Nani, and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. After being killed by a powerful businessman, Nani gets reincarnated as a housefly and seeks his revenge. 7:00 $5

BRIEF ENCOUNTER

(1945, 86m) dir David Lean w/Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway. In a chance meeting at a railway café, Laura Jesson (Johnson) and Alec Harvey (Howard) begin to fall for one another, though they are both already married. They continue to meet every week, knowing that their love cannot be. One of the greatest British […]


Showings: Jul. 19 7:00, Jul. 20 9:00, Jul. 21 3:00

BLITHE SPIRIT

(1945, 96m) dir David Lean w/Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford. Charles Condomine (Harrison) and his second wife, Ruth, (Cummings) have asked a psychic (Rutherford) to give a séance. The spirit of Charles’s first wife, Elvira, (Hammond) uses the opportunity to make life difficult for Charles and Ruth. Blithe Spirit continues to delight. […]


Showings: Jul. 19 9:00, Jul. 20 7:00, Jul. 21 5:00

OLDBOY

(2003, 120m, Korean w/English subtitles) dir Park Chan-wook w/Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong. Dae-Su Oh (Choi) is kidnapped and imprisoned for seemingly no reason. Fifteen years later, he is released and told he must find his captor in five days. Known for its famous one-shot hallway fight scene, Oldboy is Park’s disturbing masterwork. New […]


Showings: Jul. 21 7:00, Jul. 22 7:00, 9:30, Jul. 23 7:00, 9:30

CLEARCUT

(1991, 100m) dir Ryszard Bugajski w/Graham Greene, Ron Lea, Floyd Red Crow Westerman. After courts refuse to stop the clear-cutting of forests on First Nations land in the Canadian woods, local tribe member Arthur (Greene) kidnaps a logging manager and lawyer. One of the best expressions of rage and helplessness in the face of corporate […]


Showings: Jul. 26 7:00, 9:00, Jul. 27 7:00, 9:00, Jul. 28 3:00, 5:00

I AM CUBA in 35mm

(1964, 141m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Mikhail Kalatozov w/Sergio Corrieri, José Gallardo, Luz María Collazo. Begun only a week after the Cuban Missile Crisis, this bold and humane look at the lives of Cubans under Batista evokes Sergei Eisenstein and Jean-Luc Godard. Cinematographer Sergei Urusevsky’s camera glides effortlessly through impossibly acrobatic continuous shots. SUN/MON/TUE 7:00

SAILOR SUIT AND MACHINE GUN

(1981, 131m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Shinji Sômai w/Hiroko Yakushimaru, Tsunehiko Watase, Rentarô Mikuni. This delightful adaptation of the novel by Jirô Akagawa follows Izumi Hoshi (Hiroko), a high school girl who inherits the mantle of chairman of the Madeka yakuza clan. Charming and bittersweet, Sailor Suit is a coming-of-age film unlike any you’ve ever […]

CHILDREN OF MEN in 35mm

(2006, 109m) dir Alfonso Cuarón w/Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor. A retired activist (Owen) lands at the center of a world-changing conflict when he’s forced to smuggle a young woman through a war-torn and childless United Kingdom. Cuarón’s masterpiece features some of the most complicated camera movements ever put to film. SUN 5:45 8:00 […]

TAPE FREAKS AUGUST

Join Tape Freaks as they present movies they love to audiences who don’t know what they’re in for until the title hits the screen! Shows are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets are $5. For more details, check out TapeFreaks.blogspot.com. 7:00 $5

THE WATERMELON WOMAN

(1996, 90m) dir Cheryl Dunye w/Cheryl Dunye, Guinevere Turner, Lisa Marie Bronson. Video store employee Cheryl (Dunye) sets out to make a documentary on the Watermelon Woman (Bronson), an actress who specialized in “mammy” roles for silent Hollywood productions. Dunye’s film, the first feature directed by a Black lesbian, is funny, insightful, and essential. FRI/SAT […]

BREAKING NEWS

(2004, 90m, Cantonese and Mandarin w/English subtitles) dir Johnnie To w/Richie Jen, Kelly Chen, Nick Cheung. When a disastrous police sting operation that causes a shootout in the streets is shown on live TV, Inspector Fong (Chen) works to spin the coverage in favor of the police. Opening with a crane shot that swoops and […]

OFF RAMP

(2023, USA, 91m) dir Nathan Tape. Trey, an ex-con and Juggalo, embarks on a wild journey with his devoted best friend, Silas, to the Gathering of the Juggalos. Armed with drugs and dreams of horrorcore rap stardom, they are presented with a chance to perform at the event, and a shot at becoming Jugga-famous. Their […]

TIME OF THE HEATHEN

(1961, 75m) dir Peter Kass w/John Heffernan, Stewart Heller, Barry Collins. Gaunt (Heffernan), a wandering drifter, witnesses the attempted rape and accidental murder of a Black woman and is accused of the act himself. Peter Kass’s once-lost 1961 film is part thriller, part atomic bomb critique, and part acid film, making it engaging and utterly […]


Showings: Aug. 16 7:00, 8:45, Aug. 17 7:00, 8:45, Aug. 18 3:00, 4:45

1917

(2019, 119m) dir Sam Mendes w/George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Daniel Mays. Lance Corporals Blake and Schofield (Chapman, MacKay) are assigned to deliver a message to prevent a battalion from heading over a wall into No Man’s Land and falling into a trap set by the Germans. Created with the conceit that the entire film is […]

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